"Project 40"

Title"Project 40"
Year for Search1972
AuthorsHerbert, Frank [Patrick](1920-86)
Secondary TitleGalaxy Science Fiction
Volume / Edition33.3 - 5
Pagination8-80; 88-153; 6-86
Date PublishedNovember 1972 - March 1973
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Dystopia where humans are bred to be hive creatures. They have been in existence for some 300 years and currently comprise 54,000  members living in an extensive underground hive in Oregon. The hive is developing a new weapon that could destroy the Earth and uses it to blackmail the U. S. government to leave it alone. The hive’s plan is to continue to grow until it completely overwhelms the rest of the world.

Additional Publishers

Repub. as Hellstrom’s Hive. New York: Nelson Doubleday, 1973. Rpt. New York: Bantam Books, 1974; and New York: Tor, 2007. U. K. ed. London: New English Library, 1974.

Title Note

Repub. as Hellstrom’s Hive. New York: Nelson Doubleday, 1973. Rpt. New York: Bantam Books, 1974; and New York: Tor, 2007. U. K. ed. London: New English Library, 1974.

Holding Institutions

Merril, MoU-St

Author Note

(1920-86)

Full Text

1972-3 Herbert, Frank [Patrick] (1920-86). “Project 40.” Galaxy Science Fiction 33.3 - 5 (November 1972 - March 1973): 8-80; 88-153; 6-86. Repub. as Hellstrom’s Hive. New York: Nelson Doubleday, 1973. Rpt. New York: Bantam Books, 1974; and New York: Tor, 2007. U. K. ed. London: New English Library, 1974. Merril, MoU-St

Dystopia where humans are bred to be hive creatures. They have been in existence for some 300 years and currently comprise 54,000  members living in an extensive underground hive in Oregon. The hive is developing a new weapon that could destroy the Earth and uses it to blackmail the U. S. government to leave it alone. The hive’s plan is to continue to grow until it completely overwhelms the rest of the world.